7 Useful Tips to Cope With Mommy Stress

Mommy Stress

Mommy Stress? You are not alone. Seventy percent of U.S. moms say mothering is “amazingly stressful.” And 96% also feel that we are a lot more worried than our mothers were.

So what is triggering Mommy Angst, circa 2012? (How much time have you got?) It is everything from financial uncertainties, a more intense parenting style, and higher expectations for our children’s achievement to a lack of support, time famine, connection needs, and concern that the world is more difficult for child-raising.

But more important than the origin is how unchecked stress can affect our health and our family’s well-being. Chronically stressed mothers tend to be insensitive to kids. Studies reveal that a parent’s capacity to handle stress is a powerful predictor of the quality of her relationship with her kids and how happy her kids are.


Teenagers Dealing With Anxiety And Electronics


There is a myth doing the rounds claiming that modern digital technology is causing teen anxiety rewiring their brains. The teenagers become worried, anxious and they fail to focus due to the effects of digital technology that comes in different forms.

The condition is known as anxiety, and it is characterized by factors like fear, restlessness, worry, and lack of focus. The exact causes of anxiety are not clear though there is a general belief that a combination of different factors can cause it.


The Best Diet For People Living With ADHD


Getting Control of ADHD

The CDC figures that more than 7% of kids and 4 to 6% of adults suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder with no proven cure. Countless individuals with this condition have a difficult time planning and completing fixed tasks.

People having ADHD can enhance their regular functions with medicine and behavioral treatment.  Continue reading to find out more, including how avoiding certain foods may help your ADHD therapy.


New Year – Time To Focus On Your Personal Growth

personal growth for women

More and more people are beginning to understand that there doesn’t have to be anything wrong with you to continue your personal growth throughout your life. Long gone are the times when reading a ‘self-help book’ was seen as sad and you’d hide it from the public by keeping it to yourself.

But, most people still expect the personal development journey to be smooth and somewhat respectable. You will sit on your designer couch and read a book or a personal development blog or listen to a wonderful podcast in the comfort of your vehicle. All very civilized!

You may even attend the Anthony Robbins seminar and go to the Festival Of Doers in January. That’s the type of thing most people do!


Smart Kitchen Appliances To Improve Your Cooking Skills

smart kitchen appliances

“The Jetsons” one of the most popular animation comedies is based on a futuristic world which features all sorts of robots including Rosie, a sweet and caring robot maid, and a kitchen every kitchen enthusiast dreams of.

As recent technological developments show, the world that “The Jetsons” envisioned is not too far beyond the grasp of human beings. Indeed, as 2019 goes into its final months, electronic devices are getting smarter and ultimately, changing the way people undertake their day to day activities in the kitchen.

One area that has particularly benefited from the emergence of smart technology in the kitchen, which many consider the heart of the home. The surge in the availability of consumer smart kitchen appliances and devices is evidence that human beings are edging closer to the self-cleaning kitchen of “The Jetsons.” (more…)

A Guide To The Best Vacuum Cleaners (Updated)

Vacuum cleaner Buying guide

2020 is around the corner before we know it! The new year heralds new opportunities, and new year’s resolutions either broken in a month or kept with perseverance. Many will decide to improve their daily routine, self-care, and organize and clean their home. This means starting the year with a good clean home using the best vacuum cleaners, which is probably essential after a week of guests, glitter, party food, and Christmas tree pine needles.

This is much easier to achieve with the right tools. Therefore, all homeowners or renters should consider upgrading their vacuum cleaner for the year ahead.

With all the choices currently available to consumers, the right vacuum cleaner it out there. Today’s market brings a range of options in upright, stick and canister models. There are lighter, smarter and more powerful machines in corded and cordless models. There are also plenty of attractive new robotic vacuum cleaners.

This updated guide covers the following topics for the best vacuum cleaners:

  • the best upright cleaners for those short on space
  • the best canisters for homeowners that need a little more power
  • the best pet hair vacuums for those that struggle to keep up with shedding pets
  • the best robotic aids for those that want to spend a little less time cleaning


4 Tips for choosing the best Margarita blender

Margaritaville margarita machine

Margarita blenders or margarita machines are getting more popular by the day, it can be hard to choose the right blender for your personal use.  There are dozens of blenders that you could use for making frozen drinks and smoothies.

How do you decide which blender to buy? (more…)

3 Best Robotic Pool Cleaners for 2020

Research Buying A Robotic Pool Cleaner

A swimming pool robotic cleaner is truly one of the best pieces of technology to review today. This little robotic device is going to become a game-changer for those who have a swimming pool in their back yard.

As most of us know, keeping the pool clean isn’t an easy task and many do in fact struggle to clean their swimming pools weekly.  Saving the effort and time is why many pool owners are choosing to look at robotic pool cleaners. (more…)

Why Margaritas Are Essential For Tailgate Parties?

Margarita machine

The origin of the margarita is Mexican and whether or not you use a Margaritaville machine or blender at your party your friends are bound to love your drinks. A town near Guadalajara, where the main distilleries of this drink are located, the main ingredient is made from blue agave (which has nothing to do with saguaro cactus – a symbol of almost everything that comes from Mexico).

The margarita drink should be present at any party, and if you need to serve a lot of people be sure you have a high-quality Margarita machine to handle the volume.


The Pros and Cons of a Robotic Pool Cleaner

Robotic Pool Cleaners

Today, thousands are choosing to look at a robotic pool cleaner to help clean their swimming pool cleaning tasks but aren’t really sure what to look for. It can be difficult to know what cleaner to choose from and for many, they think it’s best to use a professional cleaner. However, what are the pros and cons of using a robotic pool cleaner?

How Does A Robotic Pool Cleaner Work?

The robotic cleaner will submerge itself under the water and with its wheels, will skim its way along the bottom of the pool. The device also has the ability to climb the walls to clean the sides of the pool as well as use its suction function to suck up any further dirt missed on the first go-around.


The Mighty Margaritaville DM3000 Premium Frozen Concoction Maker

frozen drink maker margarita machine

If you love making Margaritas or other frozen drinks, then this Margarita Machine is the perfect machine for you.  There are many different appliances that can make frozen drinks and other frozen concoctions, but the Margaritaville DM3000 premium frozen concoction maker is the best of them all.

More Than Just A Margarita Drink Maker

Although the main purpose of this machine is for making creamy smooth frozen margaritas, there is more to this machine than just margaritas.  The DM3000 “Tahiti” can make any frozen drinks very fast, without any hassles. It can even make three different flavors at the same time!

This machine is packed with power and it even looks lovely. It is the perfect accessory for everyone’s kitchen or home bar.

If you are serious about eating healthy, it makes wonderful smoothies and veggie drinks, too. (more…)

Smart Kitchen Gadgets To Improve Your Home (Updated)

Smart Kitchen Gadgets

Smart kitchen appliances and gadgets are the only way forward for many modern cooks and households. If there is a device out there or only an app, that can save time and stress, we all want it.

Intelligent kitchen gadgets can range in style and function. They stretch from the large household items that we can’t do without, to the weird and wonderful things we never knew that we wanted.

The following 8 gadgets vary in size, purpose, and importance. Some have a true goal to make a household greener, healthier or more efficient. Others are just a bit of fun. (more…)

Five Of The Best Vacuum Cleaners For Cars

How To best clean your car

Cleaning the car is never a fun task, but the right vacuum cleaner can make things a little easier. With the right suction, tools and other features, these devices can cut down cleaning time and keep cars looking good.

There are many top names in vacuum cleaners that have branched out into models for cars.  Today consumers have a choice, so comparing specifications before buying the first one you see in the store is good advice.

Below is a buying guide of 5 interesting car vacuum models for 2019 that car owners should check out! (more…)

Three Reasons Why You Should Buy A Robotic Pool Cleaner Today

use a robotic pool cleaner to free up family time

Having an indoor or outdoor swimming pool can be a great addition to any home and having a pool cleaner is a necessity for those households. If you don’t have a good pool cleaner, then your swimming pool might end up in an awful state, and you end up spending tons of time and extra money.

However, with a good robotic cleaner, you might just be able to keep your swimming pool in top condition. It does seem as though many owners are a little unsure as to whether robotic cleaners for the pool are suitable or safe; so is it? Read on to find a few reasons why you should consider buying one. (more…)

Getting an Ice Maker? Check Out These Portable Options First

Finding the best portable ice maker

With the dog days of summer fast approaching, most people will want to stay hydrated. Ice makers are a great way for people to maintain a steady supply of cold and refreshing drinks during summer. Portable ice makers are perfect for use in boats, RVs, home kitchens and of course, your bar.

The biggest difference between these types of ice makers lies in the design and the type of ice cubes it produces. For more information about the different ice styles (shapes and texture) read as explained in IceMakersHub.com’s guide, “The Definitive Guide to Drink Ice Styles And How To Make Them”

Next, there are two types of ice makers; under-counter ice makers and portable ice makers (also called countertop ice makers). The design of under-counter ice makers is that it allows the machine to fit perfectly and permanently under the counter. Ultimately, the ice maker camouflages or blends with the preexisting décor.  And, it is also possible to install under counter ice makers as stand-alone units. (more…)

Best Rated Dyson Upright Vacuum Cleaners

Dyson vacuum

The best way to keep your home clean is by buying a vacuum cleaner. One of the best places where you can get a vacuum cleaner is online. However, with the many brands of vacuum cleaners on the market, choosing the best device can be a daunting task.

Fortunately, Dyson is a household brand that rarely disappoints. The company has earned popularity as an innovator and designer of the transparent bin bagless cleaners using cyclonic technology. The strong suction of Dyson vacuum cleaners enables them to remove pet hair from all corners of your house. The feature and price of Dyson vacuum cleaners make them worth buying. (more…)

What’s With All This “Omega-3” Stuff Anyway?

What’s with all this “omega” stuff anyway

By now I’m sure you’ve heard about the craze over fish oil and omega-3 fatty acids.  With nutritional fads coming and going at the rate of a frenzied game of angry frisbee, it’s natural to feel skeptical.

Separating the wheat from the chaff (haha) in terms of nutritional advice is proving more and more difficult nowadays. It’s healthy to question because a lot of it is bunk.

The emerging wisdom about essential fatty acids is anything but bunk, however, and should be taken quite seriously.  There are a couple of things you might not know about omega fatty acids, and it’s really, really important that you know them. (more…)

Kitchen Aid Blenders Are Your Ultimate Friends

Kitchen Aid Blenders Are Your Ultimate Friends

When buying blenders, it is so easy to pick cheaper, low-quality blenders. After all, there’s not much difference between most blenders based on appearance alone. That’s because most blenders are made to the same low standard, which means you have to replace them every few years.

When it comes to the Kitchen Aid 5-Speed blender, however, there is a big difference in quality, functionality, and efficiency.

Kitchen Aid blenders are known to be powerful; in fact, Kitchen Aid claims that in the market, their blenders are the top-rated. For many Kitchen Aid users, that is not hard to believe. This Kitchen Aid 5 Speed blender, in particular, has a 0.9 horsepower motor that can puree food efficiently and squarely. That is a powerful motor for a blender! (more…)

Troubleshooting Tips for Automatic Robotic Pool Cleaners

robotic pool cleaners

Pool owners share a lot of likes and dislikes. They all like to swim in a private pool whenever they want. They like to enjoy the fresh, safe, warm water in a relaxing atmosphere. What pool owners do not like is finding a pool full of dirt, scum, and leaves!

Pool maintenance is one of the main complaints of pool ownership. Regular maintenance and cleaning are vital to keeping the water quality bacteria-free and have clear sparkling pool water. Automatic robotic pool cleaners are the best option for an efficient, hands-free approach.

Many pool owners have bought a model of some kind to help out with the daily or weekly cleaning of the bottom of the pool.  Automatic robotic pool cleaners are here to make life easier because you don’t have to get into the pool to clean it. They roam the length of the pool surface, picking up debris and scrubbing and sucking away until the pool bottom is spotless. (more…)

Three New Drinks For Your Margaritaville Blender


The Margaritaville blender or also called the margarita maker is a frozen drink maker that can make a lot of different frozen drinks. You don’t have to always use tequila, either. The creamy smooth ice that these awesome frozen drink machines produce makes great piña coladas, too.

Here are three frozen creamy-style drinks we just tried and really love. Feel free to play with the recipes and make them your own version.   Add some Jimmy Buffett music and let the tropical feelings carry you away.  It is always 5 o’clock somewhere.  Bottoms up and cheers!